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Syrians return home after years as unwelcome refugees

Syrians return home after years as unwelcome refugees

Mohammad Al Arabi's borrowed ute arrives before dawn at Beirut's Burg Hammoud sports stadium. His wife and three boys sit in the low-slung tray of the white Toyota, wedged between a tall load of suitcases, plastic bags stuffed full with clothes, a microwave, a rug and even a giant pink...

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German minister apologizes for mistakenly imprisoning Syrian who died after jail fire

German minister apologizes for mistakenly imprisoning Syrian who died after jail fire

A German state official apologized Friday for an incident of mistaken identity that left a Syrian man imprisoned and then dead. In July, the 26-year-old man was arrested for failing to pay a fine for theft. But police officers did not thoroughly check his identity, said Herbert Reul,...

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France: beggars take advantage of Syrian conflict

France: beggars take advantage of Syrian conflict

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Almost every famous street or main metro station in the French capital, Paris contains beggars holding signs reading "A Syrian family in need of help", benefiting from the French people’s sympathy with the Syrian tragedy. That’s how they devoted themselves, individually and...

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Lebanon: Syrian students launch 'My Right to Higher Education' campaign

Lebanon: Syrian students launch 'My Right to Higher Education' campaign

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Association of University Students in Lebanon launched a campaign entitled "My Right to Higher Education" via the Avaz website to demand the right of refugees to higher education and to highlight the main issue faced by refugee students in Lebanon after the reduction of...

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Aphrodite: journey from refugee camp to University of Waterloo

Aphrodite: journey from refugee camp to University of Waterloo

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Thirst for Knowledge for Aphrodite Atef al-Zuhouri was not quenched by the great success she achieved as the “first” graduate of the English Language Department at the Lebanese University in Beirut.  She did not let the impressive and prolific work offers and...

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Child dies in Rukban Camp as UNICEF closes medical point

Child dies in Rukban Camp as UNICEF closes medical point

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The concerns and fears of the Syrian in the deserted Rukban camp on the grew bigger with the deterioration of the medical situation which is due to the medical point of the UNICEF in the Jordanian side ceasing to provide health services to the hundreds of cases coming from...

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UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 Syrian families in Lebanon

UNHCR suspends aid for 8000 Syrian families in Lebanon

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Lebanon has suspended food rations and aid for 8,000 Syrian families, activists said Wednesday. The UNHCR stressed that the financial assistance in Lebanon, sponsored by the World Food Program (WFP), has been allocated to...

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Syrian Refugees: talented Khamis paves own way in filmmaking

Syrian Refugees: talented Khamis paves own way in filmmaking

(Zaman Al Wasl)- The Syrian-Palestinian refugee, Mohammed Khamis has managed to prove his brilliance among the documentary filmmakers in Sweden and to be creative in a field that is known to require a high level of proficiency, craftsmanship and technicality without having studied...

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Syrian refugee saves victims of disasters in Germany

Syrian refugee saves victims of disasters in Germany

(Zaman Al Wasl)- In the inside of the courtyard of the German Disaster Agency, the sound of the sirens goes up announcing an emergency. The young Syrian refugee, Ahmed Al-Aqra, rushed to meet the call, wearing his plastic Helmet to join his comrades in the service vehicle waiting for the...

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Lebanon: hundreds of refugees return to Syria

Lebanon: hundreds of refugees return to Syria

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Hundreds of Syrian refugees departed from multiple locations in Lebanon to return to their home country Sunday, in an initiative organized by Lebanese General Security, the Lebanese Daily Star reported. Over the past few weeks, about 1600 Syrian refugees have returned...

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Lebanon: refugee tortured by fanatic Shia for having kid named 'Muawiya'

Lebanon: refugee tortured by fanatic Shia for having kid named 'Muawiya'

(Zaman Al Wasl)- This is not a fictitious story or a kind of journalistic suspense, but a true story lived by a Syrian refugee in Lebanon who escaped the war with his family from Alhajar Alaswad district south of Damascus. Ahmed told Zaman al-Wasl about the painful story in those words:...

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Cyprus police intercept 36 Syrian migrants aboard boat

Cyprus police intercept 36 Syrian migrants aboard boat

Cyprus police say they have intercepted 36 Syrian migrants, including 11 women and 14 children, after their boat was located off the Mediterranean island nation's southeastern coast. Police said a patrol boat located the migrants' vessel around noon Monday off the island's Cape Greco area....

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Situation at

Situation at "boiling point" at refugee center on Greek island: UN

The United Nations refugee agency urged Greece Friday to speed up transfers of eligible asylum-seekers from Aegean islands to the mainland, saying conditions at an overcrowded Lesbos reception center were "reaching boiling point." Lesbos, not far from Turkey in the northeastern Aegean...

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Assad regime ready to take 1 million returning refugees: Moscow

Assad regime ready to take 1 million returning refugees: Moscow

Russia's defense minister said Tuesday that war-torn Syria would be ready to accept one million returning refugees, following Moscow-backed reconstruction work. "Since 2015, when towns and villages gradually started to be freed, more than one million people have returned home," Sergei...

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Syrian refugee 'slashed in mass knife brawl' near Turkish border

Syrian refugee 'slashed in mass knife brawl' near Turkish border

(Zaman Al Wasl)- A Syrian refugee has been 'slashed' in mass knife brawl in the Turkish province of Şanlıurfa, relatives told Zaman al-Wasl Sunday. The relatives have claimed that 10 Syrian refugees from the northern province Hasaka were involved in the mass brawl in the border town...

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Russia says it's trying to help Syrian refugees' return home

Russia says it's trying to help Syrian refugees' return home

The Russian Defense Ministry says it's coordinating efforts to help Syrian refugees return home. Col. Gen. Mikhail Mizintsev said in a conference call on Wednesday that included Russian and Syrian officials that work is underway to rebuild dozens of Syria's power stations, schools and...

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Syrian refugee return set for Monday: Lebanese Security

Syrian refugee return set for Monday: Lebanese Security

 (Zaman Al Wasl)- Lebanese General Security announced Sunday that “a number” of Syrian refugees are set to return to Syria the following day from the Bekaa region as well as from Shebaa in the south. Over the past few weeks, about 1600 Syrian refugees have returned to Syria, most...

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1000 displaced leave Hasaka towards Kurdish-held areas in Deir Ezzor

1000 displaced leave Hasaka towards Kurdish-held areas in Deir Ezzor

(Zaman Al Wasl)- About 1000 displaced have been forced to leave al-Hol camp in Hasaka province towards a Kurdish-held territory in eastern Deir Ezzor province, local activists said Thursday. The forced evacuation was due to the arrival of Iraqi displaced to the refugee camp of al-Hol,...

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